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Fact of the Week

Fact of the Week

In 1983, the Supreme Court ruled that the IRS properly stripped the tax-exempt status from Bob Jones University, which then, as now, had racially discriminatory policies. The only dissenter was Justice Rehnquist, now the Chief Justice. One of the very few amicus curiae briefs supporting the University was that of Trent Lott, now the Senate Minority Leader.

Source: FindLaw, 461 U.S. 574

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